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The Resource Wiretapping and electronic surveillance in America, 1862-1920, Kerry Segrave

Wiretapping and electronic surveillance in America, 1862-1920, Kerry Segrave

Label
Wiretapping and electronic surveillance in America, 1862-1920
Title
Wiretapping and electronic surveillance in America, 1862-1920
Statement of responsibility
Kerry Segrave
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Americans have come to realize that many of us may be under surveillance at any time. It all started 150 years ago on the battlefields of the Civil War, where each side tapped the other's telegraph lines. In 1895 the NYPD began to tap telephone lines. In 1910 the dictograph arrived, making electronic surveillance easier still"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Segrave, Kerry
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TK6383
LC item number
.S44 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wiretapping
  • Wiretapping
  • Electronic surveillance
  • Privacy, Right of
Label
Wiretapping and electronic surveillance in America, 1862-1920, Kerry Segrave
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-214) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Civil War -- Stealing electricity -- Worries about privacy -- Wiretapping the bookies -- Wiretapping the markets : stocks, commodities and bucket shops -- Wiretapping other businesses -- Wiretapping labor -- Wiretapping : other crimes and personal use -- Wiretapping : politics, laws, and police -- Dictograph : the first bug
Control code
877371098
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
v, 223 pages
Isbn
9780786496242
Lccn
2014030858
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)877371098
Label
Wiretapping and electronic surveillance in America, 1862-1920, Kerry Segrave
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-214) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Civil War -- Stealing electricity -- Worries about privacy -- Wiretapping the bookies -- Wiretapping the markets : stocks, commodities and bucket shops -- Wiretapping other businesses -- Wiretapping labor -- Wiretapping : other crimes and personal use -- Wiretapping : politics, laws, and police -- Dictograph : the first bug
Control code
877371098
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
v, 223 pages
Isbn
9780786496242
Lccn
2014030858
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)877371098

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